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With ISIL gone, Iraqi Kurds still battle a weak economy

Erbil and the Kurdish region of Iraq are fighting to realise the big plans that were put on hold to fight ISIL, but now face a slow recovery from an economic crisis.

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    People living in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq are struggling with a weak economy.

    Before the battle to push out ISIL in 2014, the economy was growing and there were high hopes for a surge in foreign investment.

    As Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Erbil, there are signs things are improving, but people say not fast enough.


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